Career Corner: Why is it important to network?

Network, network, network. It’s become a buzz word not only at Bentley but in all professional fields. Sometimes it can be a bit intimidating to go up to an employer, analyst, hiring manager, or anyone else and try to ‘network’, but don’t let those nerves stop you!

Networking truly is the key to building and maintaining great professional relationships. Yes, it takes time, and yes it might feel a bit awkward at first. Nevertheless, with practice comes perfection and trust me – it truly does serve you well in developing a career path you love.

Hear from one of our employers on why networking DOES work and how you should approach it next time you give it a go! Check out the full video ‘Why is it important to network?’

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By Brian Moccio
Brian Moccio Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Development Center, Pulsifer Career Development Center Brian Moccio